SACE | Southern Alliance for Clean Energy

UCS “Ripe for Retirement” Report


ripe_for_retirement_cover.jpg“Ripe for Retirement: The Case for Closing America’s Costliest Coal Plants” The Union of Concerned Scientists’ national report examines and evaluates the economic viability of our nation’s existing coal-fired electricity generating units and recommends the closure and retirement of uneconomically viable coal-fired generation units. In the Southeast, 121 units at 61 plants are deemed uneconomical for continued operation in the UCS estimates. UCS-Ripe-for-Retirement1.pdf